Samsara, founded in 2015, is a leader in Industrial IoT and our mission is to increase the efficiency, safety, and sustainability of the operations that power our economy. Our solutions combine hardware and software to bring real-time visibility, analytics, and AI to operations across various industries. Samsara’s fast-growing team is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in San Jose, Atlanta, and London. Our team has raised over $530M from Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tiger Global, and Dragoneer.
Samsara is seeking a data scientist to join our San Francisco-based team. We build systems that utilize and integrate several kinds of sensor time-series data(cameras, gps, accelerometer, vehicle obd data, etc.) to improve efficiency and increase safety for our fleet customers.Our primary focus is unlocking further value of the data we have. You will play a critical role in shaping the future of Samsara’s product vision, by influencing direction with data driven arguments. Expect that your work will be in customers hands early and often.
Data Scientists at Samsara may be responsible for:
Identifying high risk roadways for vehicles
Optimizing fuel costs and idling timesusing historical data
Considering urban infrastructure, traffic and intersection wait times to route vehicles efficiently
Estimating road quality based on spatially organized time series data
Estimating cell coverage maps
Measuring hyper local weather
Championing, role modeling, and embedding Samsara’s cultural principles (Obsess Over the Customer, Build for the Long Term, Growth Mindset) as we scale globally and across new offices
An ideal candidate would have:
3+ years creating experiments, analyzing data and building machine learning models
A strong statistical background
Curiosity to explore data and uncover new insights
A self-starter mentality and the ability to synthesize new ideas
Proficiency with SQL, Python or other analytical tools
Strong written and verbal communication skills, and presentation skills
At Samsara, we welcome all. All sizes, colors, cultures, sexes, beliefs, religions, ages, people. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.